Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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  • By Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker, Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper
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Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, operates a forklift while transporting 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for loading and unloading passengers and cargo in support of airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

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Cargo from the 15th Maintenance Group is weighed, checked and verified during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The exercise tested the 15th Wing’s capability to ready Airmen and cargo in support of safeguarding a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, marshalls cargo during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Members assigned to the 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto the aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jovanni Bauchi, 535th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs a Tunner 60K aircraft cargo loader/transporter transporting cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Cameron Foster, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron airlift transportation function supervisor, secures a 25k Halvorsen onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Staff Sgt. Waite Rowland, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight supervisor, prepares to load cargo from a 25k Halvorsen during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen process through a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 647th Air Base Group and 15th Wing process documents during a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Mar. 1, 2022. The PDF line is to test organizational and individual abilities to ensure members are correctly processed for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Jorge Colon-Vazques, 15th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, prepares personal documents for a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The pre-deployment function line ensures Airmen are equipped with proper documentation and essentials prior to deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 15th Medical Group process deployers in a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The PDF line was manned with personnel, verifying Airmen are up to date on their medical records, have all the appropriate gear and are ready for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano and Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeymen, communicate while maneuvering 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 15th Wing’s ability to ready Airmen and aircraft for airlift operations was tested during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, operates a forklift while transporting 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for loading and unloading passengers and cargo in support of airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Cargo from the 15th Maintenance Group is weighed, checked and verified during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The exercise tested the 15th Wing’s capability to ready Airmen and cargo in support of safeguarding a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, marshalls cargo during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Members assigned to the 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto the aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jovanni Bauchi, 535th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs a Tunner 60K aircraft cargo loader/transporter transporting cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Cameron Foster, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron airlift transportation function supervisor, secures a 25k Halvorsen onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Staff Sgt. Waite Rowland, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight supervisor, prepares to load cargo from a 25k Halvorsen during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen process through a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 647th Air Base Group and 15th Wing process documents during a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Mar. 1, 2022. The PDF line is to test organizational and individual abilities to ensure members are correctly processed for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Jorge Colon-Vazques, 15th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, prepares personal documents for a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The pre-deployment function line ensures Airmen are equipped with proper documentation and essentials prior to deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 15th Medical Group process deployers in a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The PDF line was manned with personnel, verifying Airmen are up to date on their medical records, have all the appropriate gear and are ready for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano and Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeymen, communicate while maneuvering 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 15th Wing’s ability to ready Airmen and aircraft for airlift operations was tested during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, operates a forklift while transporting 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for loading and unloading passengers and cargo in support of airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Cargo from the 15th Maintenance Group is weighed, checked and verified during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The exercise tested the 15th Wing’s capability to ready Airmen and cargo in support of safeguarding a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, marshalls cargo during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Members assigned to the 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto the aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jovanni Bauchi, 535th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs a Tunner 60K aircraft cargo loader/transporter transporting cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Cameron Foster, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron airlift transportation function supervisor, secures a 25k Halvorsen onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Staff Sgt. Waite Rowland, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight supervisor, prepares to load cargo from a 25k Halvorsen during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen process through a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 647th Air Base Group and 15th Wing process documents during a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Mar. 1, 2022. The PDF line is to test organizational and individual abilities to ensure members are correctly processed for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Jorge Colon-Vazques, 15th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, prepares personal documents for a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The pre-deployment function line ensures Airmen are equipped with proper documentation and essentials prior to deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 15th Medical Group process deployers in a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The PDF line was manned with personnel, verifying Airmen are up to date on their medical records, have all the appropriate gear and are ready for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano and Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeymen, communicate while maneuvering 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 15th Wing’s ability to ready Airmen and aircraft for airlift operations was tested during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, operates a forklift while transporting 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for loading and unloading passengers and cargo in support of airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Cargo from the 15th Maintenance Group is weighed, checked and verified during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The exercise tested the 15th Wing’s capability to ready Airmen and cargo in support of safeguarding a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, marshalls cargo during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Members assigned to the 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto the aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jovanni Bauchi, 535th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs a Tunner 60K aircraft cargo loader/transporter transporting cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Cameron Foster, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron airlift transportation function supervisor, secures a 25k Halvorsen onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Staff Sgt. Waite Rowland, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight supervisor, prepares to load cargo from a 25k Halvorsen during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen process through a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 647th Air Base Group and 15th Wing process documents during a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Mar. 1, 2022. The PDF line is to test organizational and individual abilities to ensure members are correctly processed for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Jorge Colon-Vazques, 15th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, prepares personal documents for a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The pre-deployment function line ensures Airmen are equipped with proper documentation and essentials prior to deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 15th Medical Group process deployers in a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The PDF line was manned with personnel, verifying Airmen are up to date on their medical records, have all the appropriate gear and are ready for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano and Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeymen, communicate while maneuvering 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 15th Wing’s ability to ready Airmen and aircraft for airlift operations was tested during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, operates a forklift while transporting 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for loading and unloading passengers and cargo in support of airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Cargo from the 15th Maintenance Group is weighed, checked and verified during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The exercise tested the 15th Wing’s capability to ready Airmen and cargo in support of safeguarding a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, marshalls cargo during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Members assigned to the 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto the aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jovanni Bauchi, 535th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs a Tunner 60K aircraft cargo loader/transporter transporting cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Cameron Foster, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron airlift transportation function supervisor, secures a 25k Halvorsen onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Staff Sgt. Waite Rowland, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight supervisor, prepares to load cargo from a 25k Halvorsen during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen process through a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 647th Air Base Group and 15th Wing process documents during a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Mar. 1, 2022. The PDF line is to test organizational and individual abilities to ensure members are correctly processed for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Jorge Colon-Vazques, 15th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, prepares personal documents for a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The pre-deployment function line ensures Airmen are equipped with proper documentation and essentials prior to deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 15th Medical Group process deployers in a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The PDF line was manned with personnel, verifying Airmen are up to date on their medical records, have all the appropriate gear and are ready for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano and Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeymen, communicate while maneuvering 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 15th Wing’s ability to ready Airmen and aircraft for airlift operations was tested during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, operates a forklift while transporting 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for loading and unloading passengers and cargo in support of airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Cargo from the 15th Maintenance Group is weighed, checked and verified during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The exercise tested the 15th Wing’s capability to ready Airmen and cargo in support of safeguarding a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, marshalls cargo during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Members assigned to the 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto the aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jovanni Bauchi, 535th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs a Tunner 60K aircraft cargo loader/transporter transporting cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Cameron Foster, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron airlift transportation function supervisor, secures a 25k Halvorsen onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Staff Sgt. Waite Rowland, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight supervisor, prepares to load cargo from a 25k Halvorsen during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen process through a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 647th Air Base Group and 15th Wing process documents during a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Mar. 1, 2022. The PDF line is to test organizational and individual abilities to ensure members are correctly processed for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Jorge Colon-Vazques, 15th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, prepares personal documents for a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The pre-deployment function line ensures Airmen are equipped with proper documentation and essentials prior to deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 15th Medical Group process deployers in a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The PDF line was manned with personnel, verifying Airmen are up to date on their medical records, have all the appropriate gear and are ready for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano and Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeymen, communicate while maneuvering 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 15th Wing’s ability to ready Airmen and aircraft for airlift operations was tested during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, operates a forklift while transporting 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for loading and unloading passengers and cargo in support of airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Cargo from the 15th Maintenance Group is weighed, checked and verified during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The exercise tested the 15th Wing’s capability to ready Airmen and cargo in support of safeguarding a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, marshalls cargo during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Members assigned to the 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto the aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jovanni Bauchi, 535th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs a Tunner 60K aircraft cargo loader/transporter transporting cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Cameron Foster, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron airlift transportation function supervisor, secures a 25k Halvorsen onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Staff Sgt. Waite Rowland, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight supervisor, prepares to load cargo from a 25k Halvorsen during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen process through a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 647th Air Base Group and 15th Wing process documents during a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Mar. 1, 2022. The PDF line is to test organizational and individual abilities to ensure members are correctly processed for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Jorge Colon-Vazques, 15th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, prepares personal documents for a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The pre-deployment function line ensures Airmen are equipped with proper documentation and essentials prior to deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 15th Medical Group process deployers in a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The PDF line was manned with personnel, verifying Airmen are up to date on their medical records, have all the appropriate gear and are ready for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano and Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeymen, communicate while maneuvering 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 15th Wing’s ability to ready Airmen and aircraft for airlift operations was tested during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, operates a forklift while transporting 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for loading and unloading passengers and cargo in support of airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Cargo from the 15th Maintenance Group is weighed, checked and verified during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The exercise tested the 15th Wing’s capability to ready Airmen and cargo in support of safeguarding a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, marshalls cargo during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Members assigned to the 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto the aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jovanni Bauchi, 535th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs a Tunner 60K aircraft cargo loader/transporter transporting cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Cameron Foster, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron airlift transportation function supervisor, secures a 25k Halvorsen onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Staff Sgt. Waite Rowland, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight supervisor, prepares to load cargo from a 25k Halvorsen during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen process through a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 647th Air Base Group and 15th Wing process documents during a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Mar. 1, 2022. The PDF line is to test organizational and individual abilities to ensure members are correctly processed for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Jorge Colon-Vazques, 15th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, prepares personal documents for a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The pre-deployment function line ensures Airmen are equipped with proper documentation and essentials prior to deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 15th Medical Group process deployers in a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The PDF line was manned with personnel, verifying Airmen are up to date on their medical records, have all the appropriate gear and are ready for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano and Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeymen, communicate while maneuvering 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 15th Wing’s ability to ready Airmen and aircraft for airlift operations was tested during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, operates a forklift while transporting 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for loading and unloading passengers and cargo in support of airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Cargo from the 15th Maintenance Group is weighed, checked and verified during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The exercise tested the 15th Wing’s capability to ready Airmen and cargo in support of safeguarding a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, marshalls cargo during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Members assigned to the 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto the aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jovanni Bauchi, 535th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs a Tunner 60K aircraft cargo loader/transporter transporting cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Cameron Foster, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron airlift transportation function supervisor, secures a 25k Halvorsen onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Staff Sgt. Waite Rowland, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight supervisor, prepares to load cargo from a 25k Halvorsen during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen process through a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 647th Air Base Group and 15th Wing process documents during a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Mar. 1, 2022. The PDF line is to test organizational and individual abilities to ensure members are correctly processed for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Jorge Colon-Vazques, 15th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, prepares personal documents for a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The pre-deployment function line ensures Airmen are equipped with proper documentation and essentials prior to deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 15th Medical Group process deployers in a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The PDF line was manned with personnel, verifying Airmen are up to date on their medical records, have all the appropriate gear and are ready for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano and Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeymen, communicate while maneuvering 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 15th Wing’s ability to ready Airmen and aircraft for airlift operations was tested during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, operates a forklift while transporting 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for loading and unloading passengers and cargo in support of airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Cargo from the 15th Maintenance Group is weighed, checked and verified during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The exercise tested the 15th Wing’s capability to ready Airmen and cargo in support of safeguarding a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, marshalls cargo during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Members assigned to the 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto the aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jovanni Bauchi, 535th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs a Tunner 60K aircraft cargo loader/transporter transporting cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Cameron Foster, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron airlift transportation function supervisor, secures a 25k Halvorsen onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Staff Sgt. Waite Rowland, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight supervisor, prepares to load cargo from a 25k Halvorsen during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen process through a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 647th Air Base Group and 15th Wing process documents during a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Mar. 1, 2022. The PDF line is to test organizational and individual abilities to ensure members are correctly processed for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Jorge Colon-Vazques, 15th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, prepares personal documents for a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The pre-deployment function line ensures Airmen are equipped with proper documentation and essentials prior to deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 15th Medical Group process deployers in a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The PDF line was manned with personnel, verifying Airmen are up to date on their medical records, have all the appropriate gear and are ready for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano and Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeymen, communicate while maneuvering 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 15th Wing’s ability to ready Airmen and aircraft for airlift operations was tested during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, operates a forklift while transporting 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for loading and unloading passengers and cargo in support of airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Cargo from the 15th Maintenance Group is weighed, checked and verified during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The exercise tested the 15th Wing’s capability to ready Airmen and cargo in support of safeguarding a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeyman, marshalls cargo during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Members assigned to the 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto the aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Jovanni Bauchi, 535th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs a Tunner 60K aircraft cargo loader/transporter transporting cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Cameron Foster, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron airlift transportation function supervisor, secures a 25k Halvorsen onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The 647th LRS is responsible for ensuring passengers and cargo are loaded onto aircraft safely and efficiently in support of 15th Wing airlift operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Staff Sgt. Waite Rowland, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight supervisor, prepares to load cargo from a 25k Halvorsen during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 2, 2022. The first phase of the exercise emphasizes JBPHH Air Force readiness to combat future operations in the Pacific region by showing its capability to deploy equipment and aircraft anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen process through a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The first phase of the exercise tested the 15th Wing’s ability to ready deployers, equipment and aircraft, showing its capability to employ airpower anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 647th Air Base Group and 15th Wing process documents during a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Mar. 1, 2022. The PDF line is to test organizational and individual abilities to ensure members are correctly processed for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Senior Airman Jorge Colon-Vazques, 15th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, prepares personal documents for a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The pre-deployment function line ensures Airmen are equipped with proper documentation and essentials prior to deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airmen assigned to the 15th Medical Group process deployers in a pre-deployment function line during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The PDF line was manned with personnel, verifying Airmen are up to date on their medical records, have all the appropriate gear and are ready for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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Airman 1st Class Justin Marcano and Airman 1st Class Jaylen Alberts, 647th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation journeymen, communicate while maneuvering 15th Maintenance Group equipment during Exercise TROPIC FURY at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, March 1, 2022. The 15th Wing’s ability to ready Airmen and aircraft for airlift operations was tested during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker)

Exercise TROPIC FURY: Phase 1

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